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07/29/14

TAP by Todd Pownell snags New Designer award

Todd Pownell has been recognized with the 2014 Mort Abelson New Designer of the Year Award, presented to him Monday at the JA New York Summer Show. 

07/29/14

WJA names 2014 Awards for Excellence winners

The Women’s Jewelry Association honored the winners of its 31st annual Awards for Excellence Monday night in New York, recognizing innovative and successful leaders in the industry in a number of categories.

07/28/14

When lightning strikes, what will it cost you?

Summertime brings more than spring showers. The season’s lightning strikes and sometimes-downed power lines can lead to surges. Jeweler Mutual’s David Sexton shares 5 tips for ensuring a power surge doesn’t knock out your store.

07/25/14

Jeweler giving customers a look at 10 carats

Steven Singer Jewelers is providing its customers the chance to see a rare diamond up close and in person, displaying a rare 10-carat radiant-cut diamond for viewing at its store Sunday. 

07/24/14

What is the best way to acquire customers online?

Search engine marketing continues to be one of the most effective online customer acquisition tactics, a new study of retailers by the National Retail Federation shows.

07/24/14

Md. jeweler William Fleisher dies at 90

Retired Maryland jeweler William “Quarterback Bill” Fleisher died on July 3. He was 90 years old.

07/24/14

NRF lowers 2014 sales growth forecast

After a harsh winter that hampered retail sales, the National Retail Federation has revised its retail sales forecast downward for the full year 2014, though it does expect sales to pick up in the second half of the year. 

07/24/14

2015 edition of JA NY Winter moved to January

JA New York organizers have moved the 2015 winter show from March to January in order to avoid overlap with other industry trade shows. 

07/24/14

The History Behind … Mizpah jewelry

In this new monthly feature, National Jeweler editors delve into the when, where and why of antique jewelry. July’s focus is on Mizpah pieces, which first became popular in the Victorian era.